Boost logo

Boost-Build :

From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-16 08:27:31

David Abrahams wrote:

> exe t7 : main.cpp : <find-library>qt ;
> ??
> Can't we arrange for qt to have usage-requirements?

It's now just <library>qt, but your are right. We can.
On the other hand, we should declare the "qt" target somehow, as described
in my another post.

>>There's more general question. If application uses compile-only Boost
>>libraries, how can it get the relevant includes? Maybe, we can use this syntax:
>> exe t7 : main.cpp : <uses>qt <uses>boost ;
>>The <uses> properties will be expanded to relevant <includes>
> It seems to me that these things should be represented as targets so
> that we can re-use the usage-requirements mechanism.

Hmm... I had the same thought. We'd need a way to declare "boost" target
which expands to no files, but just has usage-requirements.

- Volodya


Boost-Build list run by bdawes at, david.abrahams at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at